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Diana F.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Undergraduate Diploma from Longy School of Music
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Diana F.

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I am a classically trained cellist and have been teaching for the past 8 years. I have a Master’s degree and a Post Graduate Degree in Music Performance, with emphasis in cello. I have played with top orchestras like the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and have played with musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma. When teaching, I strive to find the right balance between technique (which is key to improving), and other aspects of music such as musicality, historical context and performance practice. I have taught people of all ages and levels, and love sharing my passion for cello with each one of my students!

About Diana

Hello, I'm Diana! I offer cello lessons and Spanish tutoring. Please read the category that you are most interested in to learn about my experience and approach. Feel free to message me if you have any questions! CELLO: I am a classically trained cellist and have been teaching for the past 8 ye

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Molly
I recently came back to cello after 10 years of not playing and taking lessons with Diana has been great and refreshing! She is an experience teacher and a terrific player. I enjoy going for lessons as she takes her music business seriously and shares her knowledge and passion with great care. I would recommend her to any cello enthusiasts in the Chicago area!
Susan
I took my 7 year old son for cello lessons for the first time and we have been really happy with the results. Diana brings fun activities to the class plus she is organized and reliable. I would recommend her 100%.
Miguel
One of the most engaging learning experiences in my life. First of all, Diana is very patient, which is a great quality not many teachers have. Diana also has a very clear way of explaining difficult things, in such a way it makes it very easy to understand. Always punctual and a very disciplined and professional person. Needless to say, an amazingly talented cellist.
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Helen N.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • Teaching since 2014
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Helen N.

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While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel comfortable in expressing their individual voice and interests. I believe that it is incredibly important to encourage students to explore a number of creative avenues within music. Therefore, I am very open to having students explore music outside the classical canon in addition to experimenting with improvisation and composition. An additional component of my teaching style is finding unique and interesting ways to keep students motivated and teaching them how to effectively practice and learn on their own.

About Helen

My teaching philosophy is largely centered around the importance of individuality. The “one size fits all” approach is hardly ever adequate--every student has different needs, strengths, and challenges. While I certainly place emphasis on technical work and mastery, I also want all students to feel

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Charlize
My daughter is engaged and present in the lesson and is finding joy again in her cello.
Shaniya
Helen is an engaging and inspiring teacher. I recommend her highly!
Ellie R.
My 10 year old daughter isr excited to have Helen as a cello teacher. Helen is positive and fun and makes playing cello seem really hip and cool.
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Donny C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Donny C.

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I am a professional cellist and private educator based in Los Angeles, California. I have seventeen years of cello experience, including a Bachelors in Music from the prestigious University of North Texas. I earned my Masters of Music in Cello Performance at Oklahoma State University, where my research included pedagogy and performance practice.

My former teachers include Shawn Sanders (2006-2010), Nikola Ružević (-2014) and Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells (-2016). I have performed masterclasses for artists including Phyllis Young, Bion Tsang, Dobrila Berković-Magdalenič, Johnathan Ruck, and Kari Caldwell.

My primary education used Suzuki Method materials along with exercises by Popper and Dotzauer, and later more advanced studies such as Feuillard, Duport, and Piatti. My teaching uses these resources, in addition to personalized exercises, to help my students achieve their musical goals. These goals may include repertoire which is strictly classical, contemporary, or a blend of the two. ...

About Donny

During my studies I performed with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra through the Patti Johnson Wilson Orchestral Fellowship, with Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege. I worked under conductors including Eric Whitacre, Benjamin Zander, Sarah Ioannides, and Gerhardt Zimmerman, among others. I performed

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Adelyn Russell
Mr. Crider was such a great teacher! I appreciated the way he adjusted every lesson to my needs and patiently helped me work through technique.
I would recommend him to anyone wishing to begin or further their classical training on the cello.
Maris
Donny always takes extra care to meet the individual needs if our daughter. He is kind in his approach, praising accomplishments and hard work. However, he does challenge her to continue to improve in musical knowledge and performing with excellence.
Mikki
My son was privileged to study with Donny for two years. He made MAJOR strides in improvement with his cello technique during that time. He was challenged and encouraged each week. Donny's clarity was a great help in growing technique. Listening for musicality was never overlooked. We highly recommend him as a teacher.

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Landon S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music Composition from Westmont College
  • Teaching since 2005
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Landon S.

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Learn to play the cello with excellent technique and intonation. You can learn any style, and teacher will work with you to help you learn to read music on the bass clef.

About Landon

I am a full time musician and I love to share my passion with students. I am always learning more, as a lifelong learner. I hope you join me in having fun with music! *** Lesson Details *** I teach in a comfortable setting, working on technique and encouraging the student to develop a healthy,

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Faisal A.
Landon is a kind and knowledgeable teacher. His patience and broad experience with various aspects of music make him a great resource.
Avi
My gifted son needs challenging and stimulating activities to help him balance all of his feelings. I was extremely hesitant with signing him up because he is only 4. However he instantly connected with Landon and said he has a fantastic time. I absolutely love how Landon has a gift to communicate music without watering down terminology but slowly speaking so that children can understand. He truly has a gift. We look forward to the next one.
Lorraine S.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear and am I glad! This is working out great. Landon is knowledgeable, patient, and talented. Just what I need to expand my musical endeavors.
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Jenny C.

1 Review
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Master of Collaborative Piano from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jenny C.

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Focusing on ABRSM exam teaching

About Jenny

Jenny received her Master of Collaborative Piano at San Francisco Conservatory of Music under Timothy Bach in 2020. She finished her Bachelor of Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, focusing on pedagogy under Dr. Brian Thompson. She has been an exchange student in San Diego State Universit

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Ava C.
The kids enjoyed their first lesson.

Valentina I.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbian/Croatian, English
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Valentina I.

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Seven years experienced cello teacher available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students can learn the art of cello. Twenty years of performing career experience helped me to develop philosophy of live performance. I would love to share my passion and knowledge for music.

About Valentina

-Bachelor, Academy of Arts, Prof. Imre Kalman cello studio. University of Serbia. -Artist Diploma, Prof.Wendy Warner cello studio. Columbus State University. -Master of Music, Prof.Richard Hirschl cello studio. CCPA Chicago. -Doctor of Musical Arts. Dr. David Starkweather cello studio. Universit

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Nick F.
I am an adult learning and my first lesson was as good as I possibly dared hope it would be. Valentina is a fabulous instructor, I learned so much in my first lesson and I am excited to be learning from her.
Anna B.
My middle-schooler is taking 45-minute lessons once a week, and she is learning so much in that period of time! The instructor is very knowledgeable and thorough in conveying cello concepts to my 12-year-old.
Polly T.
Fantastic first lesson. Valentina was enthusiastic and very encouraging.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Portsmouth, VA

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Portsmouth is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $43 and $140 per hour.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"My 12 year old son has been taking lessons with Claire online for a couple of months. He had been playing a few years in school but never had an individual lesson. She is helping him create some new habits while improving his technique and musicianship. She is very encouraging and supportive (and fun!). Looking forward to seeing how he progresses in the future!"
Sara
Took Cello lessons from Claire A.
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"Don is very patient, gentle and caring teacher. My son enjoys the cello lessons . Great cello instructor!"
Jing
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Jessica is efficien, helpful, and friendly."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Eric was very patient me and I appreciate that, I have never played an instrument in my life, looking forward to learning"
Cindy
Took Cello lessons from Eric W.
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"My son had his first lesson with Chialing today, and he learned a lot from her. She was very detailed in teaching and was very precise when correcting mistakes. She went through what my son needed to work on quickly yet completely. He looks forward to his next lesson with her."
Andrew
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"He is a great instructor. He explains everything from the basic. I will continue my lessons."
David
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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Elizabeth
Took Cello lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"The Best Teacher you could ever have . Its a great privilege to be one of his student ."
Kemar
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I'm on my 3rd lesson and already feel like I've learned a lot! She's very helpful and even though it's an online class, Brenda's really observant so she can catch things right away and correct them. She's also the nicest person with a good sense of humor. I'd definitely recommend her!"
Naomi
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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